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Blue Plate Cafe

5469 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119-3705
901-761-9696
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Ranked #108 of 1,253 restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Californian
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Bright and cheery! Nice music playing, loved the hash Browns. Nice art on the walls! Very affordable as well!

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Arrington, Tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Great place to eat. We had breakfast and couldn't believe how much food! We should have shared a plate. They pay attention to the little details like warming the syrup for the pancakes. Awesome sweet tea. I'm picky about my tea. It has to be a certain color, clearness, and sweetness. Theirs was beautiful. Biscuits were big and light with... More

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We walked over here from the hotel and they had changed their hours to 8am, so we walked around and came back about 10 minutes after their opening time and the restaurant was already half full. Believe me, worth the wait. Starts with the best biscuits ever, light and fluffy and baked on premises, and served with sawmill gravy. Then... More

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The restaurant is across from a lovely park/square. Great location and an easy walk from the Beale Street area. I had chicken fried steak, eggs and hash browns. The service was great. The food was seasoned to perfection and I'd definitely have chicken fried steak with the pepper gravy again. $25.00 for 2 of us for breakfast.

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Oak Grove, Kentucky
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I've heard about this place and had to try it. I love breakfast and the wait was not too long. I would say the food was typical for breakfast, not real special. They did have some unique pancake choices that looked promising. My omelet was average along with the regular pancakes. Prices were good.

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Pickwick, Mississippi, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

food great, service great, parking terrible but worth the wait of circling the parking lot to find a spot, wife said the sawmill gravy was to die for, pancakes were great and they had warm syrup very nice touch, omelet was average bacon cooked to perfection, prices very reasonable. a must go too

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Lone Tree, CO
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103 reviews 103 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This is a nice, friendly place in East Memphis. The waitress kept the coffee cups filled during a long meeting, and the prices are very reasonable. The problem is that the food was rather ordinary. The eggs were underdone, the ham rather fatty, and although I ordered grits I got breakfast potatoes. The biscuits and gravy were quite good, but... More

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

From what I gather, this place is consistently rated a top breakfast destination for Memphians. It is indeed a "cafe" and not a "diner," which to me means slightly more upscale, less greasy, and more expensive. The food is decent and for the amount of food you get, it is a decent value. I would go back next time I... More

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Gallatin, Tennessee
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Absolutely loved this place. Biscuits and saw mill gravy to begin with. Lots to choose from, eggs benedict, several style omelets, and good ole sausage and bacon. Each entree come with choice of grits, hash browns or 3 pancakes (with warm syrup). You won't leave hungry and very reasonable. Parking is a challenge which is a testament to how good... More

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241 reviews 241 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

First I love the way they have their menus. The menu is inspirational with quotes and words of wisdom. The food is delicious. We especially enjoyed the country ham, fluffy pancakes, grits and being greeted with hot coffee in a cold day.

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